Archive - Mar 19, 2014 - Sports Article
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. â€” The Poteau Pirates baseball team finally got to play some baseball in â€śThe Sunshine Stateâ€ť on Tuesday, beating Van Meter, Iowa, 3-2, but losing 6-1 to Faith Baptist, Fla.
Heavener 10, Stuart 2; Heavener 7, Roland 0: In Heavener, the Wolves ran their record to 8-0 with the two wins.
In the victory over Class B's seventh-ranked Hornets, Dillion May got the complete-game victory.
In the win over the Rangers, Colby McGee got the complete-game shutout.
Editor's note: Look for a story on Talihina's games this week in the Broken Bow Tournament later this week.
SPIRO â€” The Spiro Bulldogs baseball team won both games played in Tuesday's Eastern Oklahoma Spring Break Festival, outlasting both Beggs 9-6 and Salina 20-12.
Carl Albert State College Lady Viking, and former Fort Smith (Ark.) Northside Lady Bear,Â Kilah Cummings, a 5-9 freshmanÂ power forwardÂ has been named to the Region II All-Tournament Team.
â€śKilah is really well deserving of this honor,â€ť CASC women's coach Jeff Tadtman said. â€śShe had a really great year for us. Kilah was really one of the dominant players in the tournament.â€ť
FORT SMITH, Ark. â€” Several local high school basketball players and a local coach were named to the All-Arklahoma Basketball Dream Team, which was announced at a banquet Monday night.
Three players and a coach got special honors. Arkoma girls coach Connie Ray was named the Girls Coach of the Year after guiding the Lady Mustangs to the Class A State Tournament earlier this month for the first time in 22 years.
Ray's player, junior guard Abby Gragg, was given the Sportsmanship Award.
Although each of the four LeFlore County High School basketball teams that made state lost in the quarterfinals, that doesn't dampen the success there was on the hardwood this past season.
Arkoma's girls, Howe's boys and the Spiro teams made state to cap what was a very good season of county hoops.